Cancer risks in a historical UK cohort of benzene exposed workers.

  title={Cancer risks in a historical UK cohort of benzene exposed workers.},
  author={Tom Sorahan and Leo J. Kinlen and Richard Doll},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={62 4},
AIMS To examine mortality from different causes and cancer incidence among a cohort of benzene workers in England and Wales. METHODS A cohort of 5514 workers who had been occupationally exposed to benzene in 1966/67 or earlier was assembled by the former Factory Inspectorate and the Medical Research Council from details provided by 233 employers in England and Wales. The cohort was followed up for mortality (1968-2002) and cancer registrations (1971-2001). National mortality rates and cancer… CONTINUE READING


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